Monthly Archives: October 2011

Why we work in Kinshasa

A while back, CNN ran a very in-depth piece by Michael O’Hanlon on the upcoming elections in the Congo. In all of these articles, the challenges of engaging more rural areas of Congo are addressed. CLI, consequently, is often asked … Continue reading

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Kinshasa One Two

We recently came across this incredibly interesting interview on NPR with Damon Albarn and his amazing work developing Kinshasa One Two, an album with music from the Congo. Albarn traveled to Kinshasa in order to immerse himself in Congolese music and produce a record … Continue reading

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Congo Week: the Final Day!

Congo Week comes to an end today, but your advocacy for the Congolese does not have to! There are ways to stay involved and make a difference throughout the year. Here’s some ideas from our colleagues at Friends of the … Continue reading

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Congo Week: Spotlight on Kambale Musavuli

Believe it or not, Congo Week isn’t over yet – and there’s still time to be involved! Check out previous posts on congoleaders.org for more details. We wanted to take a moment to spotlight Kambale Musavuli, one of our board … Continue reading

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Congo Week Continues!

As Congo Week continues, there’s something you can do (literally) around the world! In fact, check out this useful link with information on events wherever you might be. Some examples include a film screening at the American University of Kinshasa, … Continue reading

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Congo Week – how can I help?

Today is day 1 of Congo Week around the world! As you have seen here, Congo Week is an incredibly opportunity to raise awareness about the situation in the Congo. Last year’s events were spectacular and there are so many … Continue reading

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Stories of Supporters: Jake Okun

Here’s a story from one of our newest team members, CLI’s Intern Jake Okun! Nate Houghton is my cousin, and I have always looked up to him. Ever since I visited Nate at his college a few years ago, it … Continue reading

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Update: Congo’s upcoming elections

Congo’s elections are scheduled to commence next month, and there is a great deal of uncertainty and concern in the international community in the buildup to them. Even in the midst of multiple reports (this one and this one, for … Continue reading

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Stories of Supporters: Efrem Bycer

Check it out! Here’s Board Chair Efrem Bycer’s take on CLI’s past, present, and future! “It all started with a phone call.  Founder Nathaniel Houghton pitched to me the idea of the Leadership Development Program–a year-long project where high school … Continue reading

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Congo in Harlem

We have big news: CLI’s Founder and CEO Nathaniel Houghton has been asked to be a part of Congo in Harlem as a panelist! CLI is extremely excited to be a part of this incredible event and totally honored to participate. … Continue reading

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